Sunday, August 30, 2009

Impatiently awaiting those movements....

I found out that I have an Anterior Placenta. While this is not harmful to me or the baby boy it is quite frustrating. Now instead of the baby having to kick against my skin/tissue for me to feel it, I have to wait until he is strong enough to kick against the placenta AND my skin. The plus side (have to stay positive) is that I will probably get another ultrasound because of this. Its common for the baby to be facing the wrong way because of the placement of the placenta.
Here is a picture of what I'm talking about. The first baby is positioned "correctly" with the placenta behind him, the second is an Anterior Placenta where the baby is located behind the placenta instead of in front.
I was told that I probably wont feel many of those "butterfly" or "bubble" feelings that women talk about when describing the first movements. Ill probably go from feeling nothing to full out kicks.

1 comment:

  1. Interesting. I've never heard of this but am guessing that you will be able to detect the life within you in different ways ;0)